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Four ways to pay your mortgage off faster

Dreaming of being mortgage free? Just think of all the things you could buy with the money you send to the home loan every month! With interest rates at an all-time low, there’s never been a better time to make that dream a reality. Here are four strategies to get you mortgage-free. 1. Make extra…

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Is lenders mortgage insurance right for you?

Buying a first home, or getting back into the market after a split? With interest rates at historic lows, there’s never been a better time to buy. However, there’s still the matter of the deposit. If you want to avoid lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) you generally need to find 20% of the purchase price up…

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Perfect outdoor living for every size garden

After months of being cooped inside in front of the fire, it’s finally time to throw open the windows and head outside. What better time to reimagine your outdoor living space? With one in two Australians saying they use their outdoor space for entertaining, it’s important to have it shipshape for summer. Whether you have…

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What the property market will look like in 2030

Predicting the property market is as much art as science, but that doesn’t mean you need a crystal ball. By looking at the changing demographics of the Australian market, including where and how we live, we can make some predictions about the next ten years. Whether you’re buying an investment property or a home to…

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On trend heating options for your home

Today’s heating options go beyond keeping you warm. They provide a focal point for the home, encouraging the family to gather in a communal area. It’s important, therefore, that they suit the tone and layout of your particular space, as well as fitting in with your lifestyle. Here are a few of the latest options…

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From zero to home owner

Buying a house or a unit of your very own is high on the wish list for most adults, but it can also feel very daunting. From the moment your mind turns to real estate, there are a lot of steps to take to arrive at the moment you walk through your very own front…

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Significant transaction creates rare Clare Valley buying opportunity

The historic Kadlunga aggregation has been sold off-market to George and Sophie Millington, resulting in a contiguous holding of almost 1,000 hectares of blue ribbon cropping country being offered to the market. The aggregation is located near Mintaro in the Clare Valley and spans some 3,923 hectares of what many people consider to be some…

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Federal Election 2019: What’s at stake for property owners?

With the Federal Budget delivered on 2 April, and the election to follow in May, both major parties are hard at work outlining their policy proposals for the electorate. As always, there are some similarities – both parties are touting tax cuts, for example – and some differences. Against the background of a cooling housing…

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Faust Family aggregation to hit the market after more than 100 years

A rare investment scale sugar and beef production opportunity. A substantial sugar cane and beef production asset with a sizeable water rights portfolio will soon be offered to the market by Expression of Interest closing late April 2019. The 100 year old Faust Family farming enterprise has resolved to offer their 3,134.14 hectare aggregation to…

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The Australian Farmers’ Markets

You may have heard the term ‘paddock to plate’ before. The trend has caught fire across Australia over the past few years, and it’s opening up new possibilities for consumers and farmers alike. What is it? Paddock to plate refers to the Australian food scene that focuses on quality, sustainability and local produce. It’s partially…

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